Has NASA’s Kepler Mission Discovered an Alien Megastructure?
Dr. Ian O'Neill

Statistically speaking there’s advanced intelligent life out there. However, the same statistics make it extremely unlikely that KIC 8462852 is it. But in the unlikely event that this is it, we should hurry up with a “Hello There” message, as with a 2,960 year round trip we humans might not be here to listen to the reply.